British metallers ARCHITECTS have entered Outhouse Studios in Reading with producer John Mitchell to begin recording their new album for a late spring release via Century Media Records.

At the end of next month, ARCHITECTS willl release the "The Here And Now 2012 Special Edition" including "Devil's Island" and "Untitled" as well as all video clips ("Day In Day Out", "Learn To Live", "Heartburn", "Delete, Rewind" and "An Open Letter To Myself"), making-of footage for "Learn To Live" and "Heartburn" plus several previously released online clips.

"The Here And Now 2012 Special Edition" release dates:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Friday, February 24
U.K., Benelux, France: Monday, February 27
Australia, New Zealand: Friday, March 2

ARCHITECTS has just announced the second leg of its U.K./Ireland headlining tour with ROLO TOMASSI and STRAY FROM THE PATH.

Commented ARCHITECTS: "We're absolutely delighted to be hitting up some of the towns we've been neglecting over the last few years!

"Quite a few people were upset when or last tour was only five dates so this tour is our way of saying sorry! We'll be releasing our album shortly after, so it'll be our first opportunity to showcase new material, too, which is always an exciting prospect for us.

"We're delighted to bring along our friends ROLO TOMASSI and STRAY FROM THE PATH, who are both fine young groups."

ARCHITECTS' latest album, "The Here And Now", sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 47 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.

"The Here And Now" was produced by Steve Evetts, who has previously worked with THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and SEPULTURA, among many others.

"The Here And Now" debuted at position No. 57 on the official U.K. chart.